Who We Are

Canterbury District Health Board is:

  • the main planner and funder of health services in Canterbury;

  • a tertiary provider of hospital and specialist services – both for the Canterbury population and also for the populations of other DHBs where more specialised services are unavailable;

  • a promoter of our population's health and wellbeing; and

  • the largest employer in the South Island, employing over 9,000 people across our services.  

Vision, Mission and Values

Our vision is an integrated health system that keeps people healthy and well in their own homes by providing the right care and...


The Board's core responsibility is to set strategic direction and policy that is consistent with Government objectives,...

Board & Committees

The Boards and Committees section of this website provides access to information about the Canterbury DHB Board and Statutory...

Clinical & Consumer Input

A number of groups provide feedback and input from a consumer perspective


The Board’s governance role entails strategic oversight of the management of CDHB to ensure it delivers on its fundamental...

Management teams

The Executive Management Team is responsible for management matters at the Canterbury District Health Board. The Executive...

Page last reviewed: 22 December 2015
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